The Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi held an event in New Delhi, where the it revealed its latest dual-camera smartphone Mi A1. The company collaborated with Google to develop its first Android One smartphone the Xiaomi Mi A1. Similar to past Android One devices Mi A1 will also be running a stock Android instead of MIUI 9.
Looking at the configuration, the Xiaomi Mi A1 will sport a 5.5-inch LCD display with Full-HD (1920 x 1080) resolution and will have 2.5D curved glass. It will be powered by a 2.02GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage which can be expanded via MicroSD card up to 128GB. To handle graphical tasks, it comes with Adreno 506 GPU.
As for optics, it features a dual rear camera setup with two 12MP sensors, primary will have a wide-angle lens with a 1.25-micron pixel sensor and f/2.2 aperture, and the secondary will be a telephoto lens with 1-micron pixel sensor, an f/2.6 aperture, 2x optical zoom and will be capable delivering depth of field effects like Bokeh. The front-facing camera will have a 5MP sensor with real-time beautification mode.
The Xiaomi Mi A1 runs on Android 7.1.2 Nougat and packs a 3080mAh battery. The connectivity option includes 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac, GPS/ A-GPS, USB Type-C port, and 3.5mm headphone jack. It will come with an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, infrared, magnetometer, and proximity sensor. The dimension of the smartphone is 155.4×75.8×7.3mm and it weighs 168 grams.
The company claims that the smartphone will timely updates and will among one of the first phones to get the Android P sometime next year. The Xiaomi Mi A1 will be available in 37 countries across the globe and go on sale from September 12 onward in various online and offline stores. The smartphone will carry a price tag of Rs.14,999 ($234/€197) and it will be available via Flipkart, It will be available in three colour variants Black, Gold and Pink.


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